Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salary

Hospice Nurse Case Managers in the United States are largely female. The average salary of the entire group is approximately $31.04 per hour. While the specific employer and tenure impact pay for this group, geography is the most influential factor. A strong majority report receiving medical coverage from their employers and more than half collect dental insurance. For the most part, Hospice Nurse Case Managers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
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$53,053 - $77,068
$53K
$64K
$77K
MEDIAN: $64,144
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$25.65 - $40.65
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$0$83K
Salary $53,053 - $77,068
Bonus $-0.49 - $9,659
Profit Sharing $375.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,394 - $83,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 227
Hourly Data $0$61
Hourly Rate $25.65 - $40.65
Overtime $32.00 - $61.10
Annual Data $0$83K
Bonus $-0.49 - $9,659
Profit Sharing $375.00
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$53,394 - $83,666
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 8 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 285

Job Description for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Hospice nurse case managers manage patient care, ensuring that proper nursing and hospice procedures are followed at all times. They are responsible for assessing patients' needs, creating a care plan, helping implement this plan, recording case-related information, and answering patient and family questions as needed. Additionally, they handle hospice care complaints and follow up with a solution in a timely manner. One of the hospice nurse case manager's main tools includes a personal computers to record patient information and case details for future reference; they also must be proficient with basic office software and telephones to communicate with families, prospective patients, and colleagues. In all tasks, hospice nurse case managers must follow all safety and privacy protocols.

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Hospice Nurse Case Manager Tasks

  • Interview or correspond with physicians to correct errors or omissions and to investigate questionable claims.
  • Compile, audit and analyze patient records to document condition and treatment and to provide data for cost control and care improvement efforts.
  • Recommend process and policies to improve quality of patient services and increase revenue.
  • Analyze information gathered by investigation; report findings and recommendations.

Common Career Paths for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


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Hospice Nurse Case Managers who transition into new roles such as Clinical Nurse Manager may see a slight upturn in salary. The average Clinical Nurse Manager earns $73K per year. Hospice Nurse Case Managers most often advance into Nurse Case Manager and Hospice Registered Nurse positions even though the median salaries are $2K lower and $5K lower, respectively.

Hospice Nurse Case Manager Job Listings

Popular Employer Salaries for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Many Hospice Nurse Case Managers can be found at Home Health and Hospice Care, Gentiva Health Services, Inc., VITAS Innovative Hospice Care, Gentiva, and HCR ManorCare, firms that are at the top of the field. VITAS Innovative Hospice Care attracts talent by shelling out the biggest paychecks in the area — the median in that office is $72K.

Popular Skills for Hospice Nurse Case Manager


Hospice Nurse Case Managers report using a wide range of professional skills. Most notably, skills in Home Health/Home Care, Pain Management, Critical Care, and Hospice Care are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that are correlated to lower pay, on the other hand, include Palliative Care. Those familiar with Case Management also tend to know Hospice.

Pay by Experience Level for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Pay by Experience for a Hospice Nurse Case Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Hospice Nurse Case Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 288 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Hospice Nurse Case Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $68,000 based on 152 salaries. An experienced Hospice Nurse Case Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 111 salaries. A Hospice Nurse Case Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 73 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $65,620

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Hospice Nurse Case Managers in Orange enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 27 percent above the national average. Hospice Nurse Case Managers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Seattle (+22 percent), Atlanta (+10 percent), Houston (+6 percent), and Indianapolis (+2 percent). Trailing the national average by 19 percent, St. Louis is the market with the smallest paychecks. Employers pay around 18 percent less in Pittsburgh and 10 percent less in Oklahoma City, below-median salaries for those in this field.

Hospice Nurse Case Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Hospice Nurse Case Manager?

Hospice Nurse Case Manager in Sturgeon Bay:
Pros: Making a difference in people's lives.
Cons: Stress levels.

Hospice Nurse Case Manager in El Dorado:
"Work flexibility, nursing, case management, meeting families."
Pros: Patients and their families.
Cons: Under staffed.

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Key Stats for Hospice Nurse Case Manager

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
8 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Experience Affects Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

▲7%

▲6%

▲3%

National Average
$66,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Hospice Nurse Case Manager Salaries

Home Health/Home Care
▲18%

Pain Management
▲16%

▼0%

Critical Care
▼0%

National Average
$66,000

Hospice
▼1%


Palliative Care
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
93 %
Male
8 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 19%